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Nutrition advice for adults during the COVID-19 outbreak

Proper nutrition and hydration are vital. People who eat a well-balanced diet tend to be healthier with stronger immune systems and lower risk of chronic illnesses and infectious diseases. So you should eat a variety of fresh and unprocessed foods every day to get the

Drinking Water

By The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Private Water Systems Rainwater Collection Collecting and using rainwater can be a great way to conserve resources 1. Some people use rainwater for watering plants, cleaning, bathing, or drinking. Rainwater collection is not allowed in all places. Some statesExternal consider

Coronavirus Resource Center

As coronavirus spreads, many questions and some answers Updated: March 18, 2020 The rapid spread of the virus that causes COVID-19 has sparked alarm worldwide. The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared this rapidly spreading coronavirus outbreak a pandemic, and many countries are grappling with

Nov. 21 ED STEM briefing: The STEM Opportunity Index The next STEM

Nov. 21 ED STEM briefing: The STEM Opportunity Index The next STEMbriefing on November 21, 2pm-3pm, at the Department will feature theinteractive STEM Opportunity Index produced by the National Math-Science Initiative. The Index is based on the STEM Framework for Success which isa collection of

From Risk to Opportunity: Afterschool Programs Keep Kids Safe

report shows that the peak in juvenile crime on school days occurs between 2-6 p.m. and provides powerful examples of afterschool programs making a positive difference in young peoples lives, and lifts up law enforcement voices who see the influence programs can have in their

The Office of Educational Technology, in partnership with Digital Promise

Ed Tech Spotlights *, reviewed research literature on how technology canenrich STEM learning. They found nine ways that technology can helpstudents engage with these subjects which are highlighted in this newlyreleased report from the U.S. Department of Education InnovationSpotlights: Nine Dimensions for Supporting Powerful STEM

STEM learning Ecosystems

STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice* The 68+ STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice (SLECoP) met in Cleveland, OH with over 400 in attendance. The SLECoP team members participated in peer to peer learning and top-notch plenary sessions. I was fortunate to present alongside a